This a review week for the FSA, so no spelling or vocabulary. We will be reviewing standards that we have been working on all year, along with our test taking strategies.  We have been working on the UNRAAVEL method.

ELA Activities: Students will participate in small groups during centers and also practicing on Iready and Istation.

ELA Learning Targets:


  • Compare and Contrast
  • Main Idea
  • Sequencing
  • Inferencing
  • Ask and Answer Questions
  • Describing Character
  • Author’s Point of View
  • Comparing Two Texts

Writing Targets

3.W.1.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

IXL: R.2, P.4, T.4, T.5, Z.1, II.2

Social Studies: SS.G.2.1 Label the countries and commonwealths in North America (Canada, United States, Mexico) and in the Caribbean (Puerto Rico, Cuba, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica).

Science Learning Targets:  

We will continue our unit on classifying plants.

SC.3.L.15.2: Classify flowering and nonflowering plants into major groups such as those that produce seeds, or those like ferns and mosses that produce spores, according to their physical characteristics.

Science Learning Activities: Students will be finishing up our unit on plants and will work on a STEM activity.

Science Vocabulary:

Dormancy: when plants growth stops or slows down in order to stay alive

Germination: when a seed begins to grow

Wilting: the drooping and shriveling up of a plant, usually due to lack of water or heat

function: purpose

roots: part of the plant that soaks up the nutrients and water from the soil, holds the plant in the ground

stem: part of the plant that brings the water and nutrients to the rest of the plant, holds the plant up

leaves: part of the plant that makes the food

photosynthesis: the process which a plant makes its own food

seeds: the part of the plant that is responsible for reproduction of the plant

Math Learning Targets:

Students will be able to identify, estimate and measure mass in kilograms and grams and solve problems in any operation related to mass and volume.

Math Learning Activities:

Students will work on a variety of activities related to solving problems to find mass or liquid volume. Students will finish off the week with a volume and mass assessment and a fun review day before spring break!

IXL: BB.14, BB.15, BB. 16